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Medieval game box - Embriachi Late 14th/early 15th century
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14 500 €
Period :
11th to 15th century
Objects of Vertu  - Medieval game box - Embriachi Late 14th/early 15th century 11th to 15th century - Medieval game box - Embriachi Late 14th/early 15th century Middle age - Medieval game box - Embriachi Late 14th/early 15th century Antiquités - Medieval game box - Embriachi Late 14th/early 15th century
Kim J. Nazzi

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Medieval game box - Embriachi Late 14th/early 15th century

A rare medieval game box in bone with wood inlays "alla certosina". The top is designed for backgammon or the game of tables. The underside functions as a chessboard with stained bone squares, alternating black and natural bone color. The sides contain repeating lozenges with pinwheel patterns. Original copper alloy hinges and lock (no key).

Venice. Embriachi workshop. Late 14th / early 15th century.

Dimensions: L 19cm x W 15.8cm x H 6.2cm.

References: an identical game box can be found in the collection of the MET (dated as 14th century): https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/469716

Minor restorations and damages. The inside with later inscriptions in ink.

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Box & Necessaire Middle age